ALSO NOTED: FDA sending fewer warning letters;IL law would limit what hospitals can charge uninsured patients; and much more...

> It looks like the FDA is sending out a lot fewer warning letters to potential violators of late. Officials say they're just changing emphasis, but critics suggest that th agency is slacking off.  Blog

> Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would set limits on what hospitals would be allowed to charge and collect from eligible uninsured patients. FierceHealthFinance

> Novartis has gotten FDA approval for its bone-building drug Reclast, which used to help patients avoid additional breaks following a hip fracture. FiercePharma 

> It looks like there may be another AIDS vaccine trial underway soon, though some skeptics say it may be too soon after a failed Merck program. FierceVaccines

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